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Welcome to the New Georgia Encyclopedia blog. In this space we plan to make connections between our lives today and the multitude of interesting stories from Georgia's history; to feature content related to certain Georgia Performance Standards for eighth-grade Georgia Studies students; and to highlight the interesting work of others who are involved in Georgia's history and culture. We hope the blog helps you discover more about our state. 

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Fall Line

The fall line is a geological boundary, about twenty miles wide, running northeast across Georgia from Columbus to

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Lillian Smith (1897-1966)

Lillian Smith was one of the first prominent white southerners to denounce racial segregation openly and to work actively against the entren

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UGA Football

As of the 2005 season the University of Georgia (UGA) football program has w

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Spanish Exploration

The initial European exploration of Georgia was carried out in large part by Spaniards, first operating out of colonial bases in t

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Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries